A 12 year old girl has reported being raped by her step father. On January 18, a 12-year-old female accompanied by her uncle reported to Dangriga police that on January 14 at around 3:30 p.m. ,after coming from school, her stepfather pulled her in a bungalow house, tied both her hands to the back, covered her mouth and eyes with a rag and then placed a knife on the side of her neck . He then proceeded to rape the child. The child says he did the same thing the following day while she was at home. Two days after the last rape episode, a medical examination certified that the 12 year old was carnally known. Police have detained the step father pending charges of “rape”, “aggravated assault” and “threatening words”.